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Susie Grant's autobiography is newly published

Author has received two copies; books can be ordered now from Publish America

By Hiilda Smith

The dream of seeing her book in print, "The True Story of a German War Bride", has finally became a reality for local author, Susie (Pelz) Grant.

On April 3, 2008, Publish America delivered two copies of the newly published book to her home with the information on how the book could be purchased.

Publish America has the book available for immediate purchase by going online to or by calling the order in to 301-695-1707. Susie will also have the book available for purchase in the near future. She can be reached at 270-384-3034. The price of the book is $19.95.

Her book started as a project for her family letting them know the story of how she and her husband, Sidney Grant, met during World War II while he was stationed in Germany near her hometown of Muhlheim.

"The True Story of a German War Bride" is Susie Grant's autobiography that tells of World War II in Germany as seen thru the eyes of a young German girl.

Her story takes the reader thru her younger years, her marriage to an American Soldier, the death of their firstborn and travel to the new country of America where she meets her new family. After many years she journeys back to Germany to reunite with her parents and family that was left behind.

Shortly after World War II she met an American soldier in a most unusual way. Nothing would have ever came of the chance meeting had her father accepted her explanation of the casual encounter. But enraged by her speaking with "one of these murderers," he disowned her and made her homeless.

Her grandfather came to her rescue. He realized this soldier had nothing to do with what had happened to her family during the war. With the grandfather's help a friendship started which turned into a bittersweet love story. It took many years for her father to realize that the "enemy soldier" was not a bad guy after all.

Born and raised in Germany, Susie Grant followed her American soldier husband to his county, America. Estranged from her parents, she left everything dear to her behind, including her home, family, friends and her country. All because of a chance encounter her father could not accept.

"The True Story of a German War Bride" is truly a work of art. You won't be able to put the book down once you start reading it.

This story was posted on 2008-04-06 15:43:27
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Susie Grant with her newly published book

2008-04-06 - Little Cake, KY - Photo By Hilda Smith.
A BOOK EVERY ADAIR COUNTY LIBRARY SHOULD HAVE: Susie Grant has received two copies of her book, "The True Story of A German War Bride." The book is available by mail order now from Publish America.

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